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The Play's the Thing is the ultimate podcast resource for lovers of Shakespeare. Dedicating six episodes to each play (one per act, plus a Q&A episode), this podcast explores the themes, scenes, characters, and lines that make Shakespeare so memorable. In the end, we will cover every play The Bard wrote, thus permitting an ongoing contemplation and celebration of the most important writer of all time. Join us. The Play’s the Thing is presented by The CiRCE Podcast Network. See acast.com/priv ...
 
Dice Talk is a conversational tabletop RPG podcast where we interview authors, streamers, podcasters, DMs, and other content creators to discuss different TTRPG topics every episode! We are a part of the Magestic Gooose podcast network.
 
Attraction and destination marketers explore the unique marketing challenges, successful tactics and emerging trends with host Whitney Hahn. Learn smart ways to engage guests and leverage technology while avoiding marketing pitfalls and shaking old habits. Each 25-30 minute episode features top marketing officers, PR specialists, tourism promoters and more, from places like Dollywood, The National Aquarium in Baltimore, The Public Theater, the Downtown Denver Partnership and Discover Lehigh ...
 
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So says every warden on today's podcast, Alcatraz was the most secure prison ever constructed. Film directors, of course, took that as a challenge and gave us movies about prisoners with dreams too big for the famous San Francisco jail. These famed inmates will try and escape one way or another. We watched "Birdman of Alcatraz" (1962), "Escape From…
 
00:00:36 How Julio’s entrepreneurial journey started? 00:06:29 How do opportunities for entrepreneurs in Africa stack up currently? 00:13:45 How knowledge based and digital content businesses are faring in coastal African countries. How staggered access to digital innovations delays opportunities outside of the US. 00:20:48 How to find early adopte…
 
00:00:30 How Alexander and his co-author Jan have managed to produce such an enormous (and prophetic) body of written work over the last 20 years 00:04:43 What Alexander thinks about postmodernism? 00:09:01 What are ‘Netocrats‘? How is the world changing due to the Internet? Who is ready for the digital future and who is not? 00:14:01 What is the f…
 
00:00:38 How Imran found his way from Wall Street to teaching option strategies at Options Insight. 00:09:42 What retail traders should learn before trading options. Why meme stocks options are such a ‘rational choice’ right now? 00:14:42 Where are the best opportunities for trading options to still have an edge? 00:24:45 What is Imran’s view on th…
 
00:00:14 The short history of Erik’s discovery (and theory) of faster than light speed travel. 00:06:20 How Faster Than Light Speed travel would actually work? 00:16:20 How much energy would be required for a warp drive propulsion? Is there enough energy in the universe to make faster than light speed travel feasible? 00:25:29 Why the ‘twin paradox…
 
00:00:30 Thomas’ experience at Wall Street (including running his own hedge fund and an insider trading investigation while working with Steve Cohen) and why he started his latest firm Hedge Fund Telemetry? 00:18:40 How Thomas selects themes and timeframes for his daily newsletter? 00:24:25 What Thomas thinks of the crypto bubble? 00:35:44 Is defla…
 
00:00:30 How did Peter get started studying intelligence and how he envisions computers and AI should become more intelligent? 00:06:31 What better approach can we take to build a thinking machine? 00:12:18 When will we have machines that can build and improve themselves? 00:16:50 How will the third wave of AI look like? 00:19:06 Is GPT-3 like magi…
 
00:01:00 What is Convexity and how does it express itself? 00:02:59 Why startup founders usually enjoy positive convexity. Why bonds often come with negative convexity? 00:08:33 Why taking a flat fee is a good idea for money management? 00:14:03 Did Softbank create a ‘Gamma Melt-up’ buying an extraordinary amount of call options in 2020? 00:21:45 H…
 
00:00:23 How Esther got started working on the intersection between mind and body and healthy living? 00:13:32 What impact Ether’s research has on the ability to improve living conditions with autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Are we getting to few germs and viruses so that our immune system turns on ourselves? 00:21:11 How stress and our envir…
 
With theaters around the U.S. either open or on that path, we're exploring films that hinge on the theatrical experience, narratively speaking. From “The Last Action Hero” (1993) to “The Majestic” (2001) to “The Blob” (1958), today's episode pays tribute to how films depict movie houses for magical purposes, nostalgic ambiance and self-aware carnag…
 
00:00:34 What drove Bill to start minds.com back in 2011? Why minds.com is fundamentally different than other social networks? 00:07:31 Why did the ‘legacy’ social networks get so big? 00:11:22 Is there a better engagement algorithm? How ‘manipulative’ is the current engagement algorithm? 00:14:20 Why social networks all have such a similar busines…
 
With one more week until your hosts are fully back in action, please enjoy this episode from our Patreon archives on "The Pelican Brief." We talk John Grisham adaptations, hot Stanley Tucci, whispering Denzel, and much more. Also, if you'd like to join us for this Sunday's "Point Break" watch party, email bereelyguys@gmail.com for the link. Cheers!…
 
00:00:34 What drove Joe to research and write his latest book – The WEIRDest People in the World and what it suggests about the timeline of human development 00:08:10 What made us these WEIRD people? Why and how did the nuclear family emerge? How did marriage rules contribute to this? How did public markets evolve to support the growth of WEIRD peo…
 
00:00:35 How Jeff got started with Amazon Web Services in the place and how innovation has been moving along briskly with Amazon AWS. 00:06:15 How did it feel to promise an Internet File System and promise not to loose any data? How does AWS deal internally with failure and downtime? 00:11:24 How did Amazon add so much transparency to their IT depa…
 
00:00:36 What great investors does Marc admire? 00:05:20 Why the world’s policy to print money (in Japan, Europe and the US now) is misguided and prohibits innovation? 00:13:32 Is the ‘socialist utopia’ upon us? What will happen to inflation? Why do we need a ‘Central Bank’ in the first place? 00:23:48 Will we be able to escape the current malaise …
 
00:00:35 How Matthew got started in the video game industry? 00:03:58 How the video game industry has evolved since Matthew started? 00:15:43 How video game studios elect plans for a new game? 00:21:06 How much revenue is there in video games really? Is the demographics of users changing? 00:30:23 Given the addictive potential of video games – shou…
 
00:00:14 The origin story of Ecademy – the original social network for business. 00:05:19 How social networks helped us get more connected but also made us more lonely at the same time. How can we find real trust and intimacy? 00:12:03 How the way we ‘make connections’ has changed so much. Is Clubhouse a good tool to improve on that? 00:16:06 What …
 
00:00:25 How Jesse has redefined ‘value investing’ for himself? 00:04:20 How momentum and trend investing has become so strong? Are contrarian investors able to tae advantage of the short cycles? 00:07:43 Is the ‘Fed put’ real? Can we slowly depreciate out of the current mania? 00:12:01 Are inflation expectations really rising? Is asset allocation …
 
00:01:20 How Stefan’s journey to 193 countries unfolded. 00:03:31 How ‘Every Passport Stamp’ provided unique advice to cross borders into countries that rarely get any visitors. What are some of the shortcuts to get into countries that make that really hard? 00:23:04 What are we really seeking when we travel? 00:27:13 Stefan’s journey into the Chin…
 
00:01:34 What are the most vivid memories Jack has from his time at the CIA? 00:10:32 What Jack thinks of James Bond? 00:13:56 What is the actual toolset of the CIA? What powers can it actually use? 00:17:54 How dangerous is working for the CIA really? 00:23:43 What makes a good spy? 00:25:04 Why is Russia such an ‘underrated enemy’? 00:31:23 What …
 
00:01:20 The genesis of the Loop device as an idea and business. 00:07:07 Why Loop considers itself much more a software than a hardware company? 00:10:56 Is hardware development going the way of software – make it once and sell it almost an unlimited time? How does one get started with developing hardware in China? 00:24:24 Is complexity the domai…
 
00:02:51 How Eric set out to write entertaining books about serious subjects. 00:07:53 What Eric learned from Henry Miller and Ernest Hemingway? How much of an influence is travel for his discoveries? 00:14:11 Has Eric found a way to recreate clusters of geniuses in his journeys? 00:29:55 Why are philosophers from the last few hundred years so mise…
 
00:03:37 Why the Middle East seems ‘excel at conflict’ the last 70 years? 00:14:03 How America managed to avoid ethnic strife (unlike the Middle East)? 00:18:02 What is actually happening in Syria? What conflicts predates the war? How does ISIS fit into the Syrian War? 00:33:33 Why the major world powers abuse the Syrian conflict as a proxy conflic…
 
We're on a short break in May, so please enjoy a bonus episode from our Patreon! This one being a review of 1999’s “The Mummy” which we enjoyed at our March watch party. And if you haven’t checked out the BR Patreon yet, we’d love your support and to spend even more time talking at you about these damn movies: https://www.patreon.com/bereel…
 
This week we talk all about the brand new tabletop game Abide Asteria! Join us in this extra long episode as we talk to Neil the creator all about Abide Asteria, followed by an actual play of the game ran by the creator himself! Check out Abide Asteria by going to http://Abideasteria.com The Dice Talk webpage The Majestic Goose Network webpage Maje…
 
00:04:01 How Dubai feels during the Ramadan? 00:08:37 Why Dubai now gives citizenship to foreigners and allows companies to own real estate and corporations now? 00:16:29 Why Dubai’s regulations seem to actually help businesses and individuals instead of hampering progress constantly? 00:24:41 Why (the talk about) socialism is so popular in the US …
 
00:03:00 How should we act when we find other conscious life? How should we settle other planets? 00:09:01 Is there a cosmic cross pollination process? 00:11:01 Why are images of alien space ships always so grainy? Is there already an alien base on Mars? 00:14:02 Did Aliens come to earth and upgrade us over time? Does time run differently in differ…
 
John Woo’s unparalleled directing career is best known for blazing barrels, shadow selves and slow-motion “heroic bloodshed.” To celebrate the Hong Kong legend’s 75th birthday, we talk Woo's full arc with film scholar Karen Fang. Then, we focus on a sweet spot in Woo’s oeuvre, when he maxed out his Hong Kong street operas with "Hard Boiled"(1992) a…
 
00:01:36 How Robert’s love for Mars and space got started? 00:03:36 Why Robert’s proposal to explore Mars was so different than other ideas? His experience pitching a Mars landing to NASA. 00:10:49 How Robert and Elon Musk discovered their joint interest for space exploration? 00:14:30 The beauty of Starship and why it can enable the settlement of …
 
00:01:46 The genesis of Neyborly and its business model. 00:11:41 Is ‘commercial real estate’ in a secular crisis? What are the reasons for that? Is it (still) to expensive? 00:21:44 How did Neyborly fix the issue of long-term liabilities and short term income (that almost killed WeWork)? 00:29:18 How did Neyborly solve the hard part of multi local…
 
00:01:45 The genesis of Ben’s career as an entrepreneur and venture investor 00:18:57 Are valuations too high for seed stage Venture Capital rounds right now? 00:28:40 What are Ben’s best investments right now and what investments is Ben looking for? 00:34:53 Is there a better way for entrepreneurs to match with a VC? What should they look for? 00:…
 
00:02:08 How Jeff’s journey to teaching entrepreneurship got started? How does he define entrepreneurship? 00:12:02 Why it is crucial to emphasize risk taking in our society. 00:18:48 Are the opportunities for entrepreneurs diminished? Is it the millennials’ generation ‘fault’ or is it the way we have run the economy? Is the ‘coddling of the Americ…
 
00:10:12 Why Europe chooses to be a late adopter (rather than an early adopter)? 00:16:19 Are cryptocurrencies and the blockchain a threat to traditional banks? 00:22:46 What impact will cheap/free education have on the world? 00:30:12 Why India seems to be eternally high on potential but low on promises kept. 00:38:02 The role of Hinduism and the …
 
00:01:34 We were expecting the information and we got the enragement age. What Edward thinks of our Social Media landscape? 00:09:02 What are surprising ‘revenge effects’ of technology in recent history? 00:14:28 How close were the Romans in developing the steam engine? What impact do social developments have on our progress? 00:23:23 What impact d…
 
00:01:43 How Systems2 discovered a world of alternate data and how financial data companies in this space operate? 00:12:23 Can there be a profitable Open Source investment community? 00:25:53 How much time is spent developing algorithms or cleaning datasets in Matei’s work? 00:34:11 What are surprising and low cost datasets one can acquire? 00:44:…
 
00:01:53 What drove Jim to start the Ice Warrior project where he trains polar explorers. 00:09:16 How training for the Ice Warrior project actually works? 00:15:21 What sort of personalities typically succeed when Jim runs them through his Arctic training exercises? 00:25:30 The amazing logistics of Jim’s polar expeditions. 00:35:30 Can you drive …
 
00:02:26 What is really the difference between an incubator, accelerator and a seed stage fund? How does FoundersSpace.com work with entrepreneurs? 00:07:10 How Steve uses his experiences as a motivational speaker to help startups? 00:11:49 Can major innovation ever come from ‘Big Corporations’? How should it be done? Should we break up large Inter…
 
00:01:38 What’s the current state of consciousness research? Why there is a surprising amount of progress? 00:09:10 Is the rise of the Homo Sapiens connected to the changes in consciousness? 00:11:43 How does the ‘attention schema’ work that Michael puts forward? 00:15:22 How will machine intelligence adopt consciousness? 00:21:28 What will it take…
 
00:01:37 Are we headed for deflation/ inflation or stagflation? How does Peter read the tea leaves? 00:08:33 Is regulation ultimately to blame for inflation? 00:13:57 Is the Federal Reserve to blame for the current crisis? 00:23:56 How does ‘yield curve’ work? Why is it so important? 00:30:34 How can we improve government policy (and Federal Reserv…
 
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